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Open Scienceand climategate: The IPCC/CRU needs to take a leaf out of CERN's Book

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

This is not the place to debate the immense subject of climate science but it is necessary to say something about "climategate" in order to explain what happens when scientists and politicians collude to distort, hide and even destroy critical (raw) data and methodologies which, unlike the output of CERN, have absolutely colossal financial implications for every man, woman and child on this planet

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Cherrypal Offers Laptop for Under $100

http://www.pcworld.com

PC maker Cherrypal has done something Nicholas Negroponte's One Laptop Per Child couldn't do: make a laptop that breaks the US$100 price barrier. It can run the Linux or Windows CE operating systems, which are also found on cell phones.

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Linux kicks Microsoft back

http://blogs.zdnet.com

Bucking the conventional wisdom and Microsoft press releases, ABI Research says that Linux has a 32% share of the netbook market - and predicts Linux will overtake Windows by 2013. Microsoft says “. . . over 93% of worldwide small notebook PCs run Windows today.” They can’t both be right.

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OpenRisc Verilog simulation of serial port communication

http://balau82.wordpress.com

An explanation of how to test an OpenRisc architecture with a hardware/software co-simulation; all the used tools are open source.

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Open source hardware 2009 - The definitive guide to open source hardware projects in 2009

http://blog.makezine.com

Welcome to definitive guide to open source hardware projects in 2009. First up - What is open source hardware?

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Ubuntu-ready Dell desktop looks like a nettop

http://www.linuxfordevices.com

Dell announced new Ubuntu Linux-ready OptiPlex desktops, including a power-efficient model claimed to be the "world's smallest fully-functional commercial desktop."

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Open source bugs fixed quicker than commercial software

http://www.v3.co.uk

Open-source code is more prone to severe flaws than commercial software, but bugs get fixed more quickly, according to revealing new research from application security firm Veracode.

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OLPC's Netbook Impact on Laptop PC Industry

http://www.olpcnews.com

I will list the ways in which OLPC has influenced the target market which probably defines the interest of most readers of OLPC News, the angle from which most bloggers and industry commentators have been talking about the OLPC project for the past 4 years, which is how OLPC technology may affect the rich Western country's PC/Laptop industry.

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Google and the Future of Linux

http://www.igneousquill.net

If I said Google's been getting a lot of press lately, that wouldn't mean much. Google always seems to get a lot of press. It could be my imagination, of course, but it really feels like there's been an uptick of chatter about Google these days.

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The big Linux Achilles: Documentation

http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com

Over the last week I have read numerous articles bemoaning the sad state of Linux documentation, and I have to say - I am on board. Linux is an outstanding operating system. There is very little it can not do. The biggest problem (especially for the new user) is getting there.

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Browser Shares Reveal True Benefits of Open Source

http://ldn.linuxfoundation.org

There was a good story on Ars Technica last week about the current state of browser share on the Internet. Browser news is always interesting because it gives us one window into how far open source has come on the desktop.

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Linux & the Large Hadron Collider

http://blogs.computerworld.com

The biggest, most powerful atom smasher the world has ever seen, the LHC (Large Hadron Collider), with its 17-mile underground loop and TeVs (Teraelectronvolts) of proton beams, is finally up and running, with Linux in control.

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OpenRisc simulator runs Linux

http://balau82.wordpress.com

OpenCores is an organization owned by ORSoc that invests in open source hardware. Their site hosts many hardware projects that ship the source code (Hardware Description Language in this case) with the GNU Lesser General Public Licence.

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Why Open Source Phones Still Fail

http://www.pcmag.com

Free software is all about the unexpected. Carriers hate the unexpected.

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How Mike Arrington can save the CrunchPad

http://shanzai.com

However I'd say once you've very openly called your partners greedy and jealous then I think it's unlikely you'll ever be doing business together again.

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